Swindon Village War Memorial

   LEAVING CHELTENHAM …………..and all that was dear



Swindon Village War Memorial

Location:   St Lawrence Churchyard, Swindon

Location:   SO 934249

Unveiled:   13th April 1920

Names commemorated on this War Memorial:   6

Last Visited:   24th April 2005

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Register Number:   20864

Further information from GlosGen can be viewed here.

  Copyright:  Allan D James, 2015

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:  To the glory of God and in proud and grateful remembrance of Swindon men who lost their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1919.   Their name shall live for evermore.

Alphabetical list of names inscribed on this War Memorial

Carey A C

Clift R C

Cull A E   *

Gabell D R C   *

Howman H R

Webb A

Full service details of those listed on this WarMemorial can be viewed below


1.  Cull is commemorated on a plaque in StLawrence’s Church.

2.  Gabell was killed in the same aircraft accident as Lt Delmar-Williamson (see Leckhampton War Memorial and Leckhampton (St Peter’s) Churchyard).  Captain Gabell is buried the St Lawrence’s Churchyard.

3.   Commemorations in St Lawrence’s Church and in the Churchyard can be viewed here.

4.  All are commemorated in the Roll of Honourpages.

5.  The unveiling ceremony was reported in the Gloucestershire Echo published on14th April 1920.




Swindon Village War Memorial

St Lawrence’s Church, Swindon Village, near Cheltenham, Glos

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Ship/Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
CAREY A C Alfred Charles 420266 Pte 43rd Bn Canadian Infantry 16-Aug-16 27 KIA Belgium – Ypres Railway Dugouts CH  PE
                    Cemetery, Belgium  
CLIFT R C Robert Charles 235269 Pte 2/4th Bn Glos Regt 16-Jan-18 27 DOI France – Tincourt Tincourt British SJS
                    Cemetery, France  
CULL A E Albert Edward 63364 Pte 152nd Coy Machine Gun Corps 15-May-17 20 KIA France – Roeux Roeux British   
                    Cemetery, France  
GABELL D R C Douglas Ridley Clunes Capt 13 Trg Sqn RAF 12-Jul-18 20 A UK – Chippenham Swindon Village CH   COL
HOWMAN H R Henry Roger Major 13th Bn Glos Regt 25-Apr-18 40 KIA Belgium – Kemmel Perth Cemetery,  
WEBB A Alfred 38647 Pte 2/4th Bn Royal Berks Regt 30-Mar-18 33 DOW France – Rouen St Sever Cemetery,  





Page last updated:   17th June 2018


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